Greenpeace Press Releases

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Yolanda survivor Joanna Sustento joins actress Lucy Lawless in protest against Arctic...

Press release | July 21, 2017 at 21:00

Barents Sea, Norway-- Eleven peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have taken to the water in inflatable boats with handheld banners to oppose the Statoil Songa Enabler oil rig, 275 km North off the Norwegian coast, in the...

Thai Union Commits to More Sustainable, Socially-Responsible Seafood

Press release | July 11, 2017 at 13:01

BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL has committed to measures that will tackle illegal fishing and overfishing, as well as improve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the company’s supply chains.

Nearly 700,000 people call on Thai Union for more sustainable, ethical tuna

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 13:32

Bangkok- Greenpeace Southeast Asia activists gathered at Thai Union headquarters today, delivering petition signatures representing over 680,000 people calling on the company to step forward as a leader for more sustainable and socially...

Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership - Greenpeace

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 12:35

Amsterdam-- Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy transition.

RSPO Sends Ultimatum to Goodhope

Press release | May 5, 2017 at 22:01

Greenpeace Indonesia Statement

Six Years of Moratorium

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 17:30

Jakarta, 4 May 2017 – During the six years since its declaration, the area protected under Indonesia’s moratorium on new licenses in primary forest and peatland has undergone ten revisions, which saw it cut by 2.7 million hectares, an area around...

Cancelling Myanmar’s new coal plants could save 7,100 lives a year

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 13:30

Yangon, 4 May 2017 - Approximately 7,100 lives could be saved every year if Myanmar cancels its massive plan to build coal-fired power plants, and instead invest on renewable energy to meet the country’s electricity demand. This is according to...

Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from...

Press release | April 28, 2017 at 10:16

The IOI Group, one of the world’s largest palm oil traders, has today made a significant commitment to address deforestation and exploitation throughout its supply chain. [1] Greenpeace has suspended its active campaign to give IOI time to show...

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s oceans

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 12:37

Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its message to the...

Concrete action needed to protect critical peat landscape

Press release | March 29, 2017 at 23:30

Ketapang / Jakarta, March 29, 2017 - Peatland violations committed by the logging company PT Mohairson Pawan Khatulistiwa (MPK) in Sungai Putri forest, have resulted in an investigation carried by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. After...

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